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John Oliver Helps Rally 45,000 Net Neutrality Comments To FCC

The comedian used 13 minutes of his Sunday program to convince viewers to reach out to the Federal Communications Commission about open Internet rules. They responded and crashed the FCC servers.
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'Times' Reporter Must Testify About Source, Court Decides

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from James Risen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times. Media outlets had hoped the court would grant greater protection to journalists.
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Co-Owner Of 'Philadelphia Inquirer' Among 7 Killed In Plane Crash

The Atlantic City-bound private jet crashed shortly after it took off from a Massachusetts airfield on Saturday.
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Searching For Something New And Different? Here Are Products To Watch

Quixey, a search engine for apps, hopes to challenge Google's place as King of the Internet Search. Ozy.com's Carlos Watson discusses that service and why you should keep an eye on Black & Sexy TV.
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Sad Men: How Advertisers Are Selling With Emotion

Advertisers want to appeal to your heart, not your head. The rise of "sadvertising" may have you weeping (and buying products) for now, but the tears are likely to stop when the ads feel forced.
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Adman Was King Of The One-Liners, But Knew Where To Draw The Line

David Abbott brought his signature brand of crisp, catchy copy-writing to ads for The Economist magazine and Volvo. Abbott passed away this month at age 75.
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An Old-Fashioned Newspaperman Takes The Helm In A Digital World

Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of The New York Times, is a proud defender of old-school newsroom values. But, he says, he recognizes that both he and the Times need to adapt to the digital era.
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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

In an interview with NPR, The New York Times' new executive editor, Dean Baquet, said Jill Abramson was fired because of her failed relationship with the publisher and with senior editors.
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Gansler Ad Criticizes Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown For Skipping Debate

As next month's Democratic primary for governor inches closer, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is going after Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown for skipping a debate this week.
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For TV Advertisers, A Hunt For Live Audiences

Advertising deals for the upcoming television season are now being negotiated. Jeanine Poggi, TV reporter for Ad Age, says that in an era of time-shifted viewing, advertisers are in hot pursuit of the people who watch TV live.

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